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Mark Seidenberg delivers Educational Neuroscience talk April 6

Feb. 23, 2018—The lecture will focus on the need to look closely at linguistic differences between language used in the home and in schools.

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First graders needed for longitudinal reading study

Jan. 19, 2017—The Education and Brain Laboratory in the Department of Special Education at Peabody College is seeking participants for a longitudinal study investigating children's reading progress from second through fifth grades.

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Peabody team’s storybook app wins first-round funding in federal competition

Mar. 22, 2016—“Read With Me, Talk With Me,” a project of the Early Development Lab at Vanderbilt University’s Peabody College of education and human development, has received a Phase 1 award from Bridging the Word Gap Challenge, a contest run by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

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Parents and children needed for research study on reading development

Jan. 29, 2016—Participants are needed for a research study investigating reading development in children.

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Author and alumnus James Patterson supports two new reading programs for middle schoolers

Oct. 31, 2013—Middle school students are experiencing the joy of reading thanks to best-selling author and Vanderbilt alumnus James Patterson, who recognized the need for engaging literature for the younger set.

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What’s on the chancellor’s reading list?

Jun. 6, 2013—When it comes to reading, Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos can’t get enough of it, and his tastes tend to run toward history, politics and any story that provides a new or opposing perspective on well-established lore.

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Vandy Moms lunch and learn: Reading difficulties in children April 19

Apr. 12, 2012—Do you have questions about your child’s reading abilities or special concerns about reading disorders? Join the Vandy Moms group on Thursday, April 19,  at 11:30 a.m. for a presentation by Laurie Cutting, associate professor of special education, psychology, radiology and pediatrics at  Vanderbilt. Cutting will discuss reading development and disorders in elementary school age ...

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Study reveals effects of different teaching styles on learning new words

Apr. 4, 2012—A new study on novel word learning uncovered clues on reading and plasticity in the brain that could determine interventions for children who struggle with reading.

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Scholastic book fair at Peabody Library March 15, 16

Mar. 8, 2012—A luau-themed book fair featuring Scholastic books is scheduled for Peabody Library March 15-16 in the ground floor project room. This year’s fair will offer a wide selection of engaging and affordable books for young readers, including Newbery, Caldecott and Coretta Scott King award winners. Titles for pre-K through young adult will be offered. Cash, checks...

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Center offers new summer programs for struggling readers

Feb. 2, 2012—The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center will offer two new summer reading programs for struggling readers in kindergarten through eighth grade. Designed for children who are behind in reading or have learning, developmental or intellectual disabilities, the reading clinics provide intensive, individualized tutoring using evidence-based assessments and instructional methods to improve reading. “The goal of the reading...

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VUCast: Powering up Preschool

Sep. 28, 2011—Vanderbilt research shows what you should do to boost your young child’s brain power. Plus, want to smack someone? How the brain handles impulse control. And Coach Franklin talks the talk and walks the walk!

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Vanderbilt Kennedy Reading Clinic enrolling for fall

Jun. 14, 2011—Clinic provides individualized reading tutoring and assessment.

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